Meet City of Houston's
JESSE BOUNDS

Careers - Jesse’s Story
 Urban Operations
Jesse’s Story
Urban Operations
Jesse joined the City of Houston straight out of college following a bachelor’s degree in political science. Working as an assistant in the mayor’s office, Jesse got to see the political machine turn first-hand, inspiring him to pursue an MBA from the University of Houston. His focus has been on improving government operations ever since.
Careers - What Jesse Does
 Deputy Assistant Director Of Finance
What Jesse Does
Deputy Assistant Director Of Finance
Jesse works with the Finance Department to improve the City of Houston's processes. He spends much of his time helping employees troubleshoot problems, as well as attending meetings with the mayor, city council, directors, and city departments. Jesse also coordinates the city's Lean Six Sigma training program and organizes Hackathons within the greater Houston community.
 
 
"It's not a sink-or-swim type of culture. We're very much wanting to invest in our employees and help them grow."
 
"It's not a sink-or-swim type of culture. We're very much wanting to invest in our employees and help them grow."
 
 
"The biggest advice I would have is to be open-minded. We value people in the city that want to improve, that want to get better, that want to develop professionally."
 
"The biggest advice I would have is to be open-minded. We value people in the city that want to improve, that want to get better, that want to develop professionally."